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A Conversation (Via Skype) with Dr. Mohammed Javad Zarif

Join the Josef Korbel School and the Center for Middle East Studies for A Conversation (via Skype) with Dr. Mohammad Javad Zarif, Minister of Foreign Affairs for the Islamic Republic of Iran.

  • Tuesday February 18 | Noon
  • Anderson Academic Commons Special Event Space
  • Moderated by Ambassador Christopher R. Hill, dean of the Josef Korbel School of International Studies

Dr. Mohammad Javad Zarif is the Minister of Foreign Affairs for the Islamic Republic of Iran. Prior to assuming that post in August 2013, Dr. Zarif served as Iran's Ambassador to the United Nations (2002-2007) and Iran's Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs (1992-2002). In addition to his distinguished diplomatic career, Dr. Zarif is a proud University of Denver alumnus, earning both his MA and PhD in International Studies from DU's Graduate School of International Studies (now the Josef Korbel School) in 1984 and 1988, respectively.

Dr. Zarif will discuss the current contours of US-Iranian relations with Dean Hill via video conference from Vienna, Austria, where he is working with Secretary of State John Kerry on finalizing a deal regarding Iran's nuclear program.

This momentous event in US and Iranian diplomatic history is open to the DU community and invited guests.